Tech Journalists Report on the Best Way to Work With Them – Observations From Tech Reporter Panel

by Lori Bertelli

Getting back to basics is something we shouldn’t forget as PR professionals. Earlier this summer we attended a panel at Heavybit in San Francisco featuring infrastructure, application development and developer-focused journalists where the PR basics took center stage. The group included Christina Cardoza, news editor at SD Times; Alex Handy, writer at The New Stack; Charlene O’Hanlon, managing editor at Derrick Harris, currently founder, editor and writer at ARCHITECT and formerly at GigaOM and Fortune, moderated the discussion. The conversation covered the journalists’ core coverage areas and audience; how and when specific reporters want to hear from you and best practices in reducing friction to your pitch; relevant trends and how you can be written into them; and, what motivates journalists to cover you. Read more >>>

With Philanthropy as a Core Value, Club Phil is How Bhavans Give Back: Part 2

by Rhiannon Pacheco

Picking up where I left off in a Part 1 of this blog post, Club Phil(anthropy) is off to a great start in 2018. Here’s what we’ve been up to so far this year... Read more >>>

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Move in day! We’re so excited about Bhava San Diego and our new office space! You can find us at @blocsd in Solana Beach  .
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Join us at the inaugural #VinesAndTails this Sat. Nov. 10, 11am-3pm! Link in bio! Experience special wines from local winemakers. VIP tickets provide exclusive access to reserve wine tastings. Enjoy delicious wines, fresh food, cheeses and more! Your crowd- friendly pups are welcome to join!  Kids 10 & under are free. 100% (!!!) of proceeds go to charity. You’ll be saving the lives of shelter animals in need of medical care, proper nutrition, cuddles, and loving homes.  General admission tickets & some VIP tickets still available. 
While many charity-benefiting events only donate a small fraction of proceeds to nonprofits, Vines and Tails is proud to say that 100% of dollars raised will go directly to @berkeleyhumane to save the lives of dogs and cats in the #EastBay. This event will bring together the #wine and #animallover communities. #friends, #furryfriends #localwine #adoptdontshop #drinkwinesaveanimals #oakland #berkeley #emeryville #cats #kittens #dogs #puppies
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